British national, Victorian woman went into ‘unsafe’ surf for Gold Coast night swim

A person lacking, feared useless, after going for a night swim at a Gold Coast seashore is a British nationwide who had been working in a gymnasium.

Jake Jacobs, 32, and a 29-year-old woman from Victoria went swimming on the “unsafe” Kurrawa Seashore in Broadbeach about 9.20pm on Thursday night.

The woman was discovered at water’s edge later within the night however she couldn’t be revived.

Jacobs is but to be discovered however police are treating the search as a restoration mission for his physique.

Performing Inspector John Diggle stated the water situations have been “very tough” on Thursday night.

“I’m informed there was a 1.8 metre swell final night,” he stated.

Police on the Gold Coast have been searching for missing swimmer Jake Jacobs on Friday.
Police on the Gold Coast have been looking out for lacking swimmer Jake Jacobs on Friday. Credit score: 7NEWS
A view of Broadbeach, on the Gold Coast.
A view of Broadbeach, on the Gold Coast. Credit score: 7NEWS

“Circumstances for boating would have been appalling. Circumstances for swimming would have been very unsafe.”

Jacobs’ garments have been discovered on the seashore and his automotive nonetheless within the Kurrawa Surf Membership automotive park.

He’s believed to stay domestically.

The precise nature of the connection between the pair has not been revealed.

British man Jake Jacobs, 32, had been living on the Gold Coast.
British man Jake Jacobs, 32, had been residing on the Gold Coast. Credit score: Flatmates
A woman has died and a man is missing after they went for a night swim at Broadbeach on Thursday.
A woman has died and a person is lacking after they went for a night swim at Broadbeach on Thursday. Credit score: 7NEWS

Police say CCTV exhibits the pair on the waterfront at Broadbeach.

A number of seashores have been closed on the Gold Coast as tough situations continued on Friday.

Gold Coast Metropolis Council chief lifeguard Warren Younger stated the search operation for Jacobs was additionally fraught.

“The present’s so robust, you wouldn’t be capable of swim in opposition to it,” he stated.

“You’re placing your operators at slightly little bit of threat going out in these situations.”

Authorities have urged folks to solely swim between the flags.